Skip main navigation

Congratulations and welcome to the end of the course!

Congratulations and welcome to the end of the week!
Congratulate on your success!
© Gerd Altmann
Thank you for spending the past three weeks with us and finishing our course. We learned all the pronunciation and tones of Chinese Pinyin. Let’s have a review of the initials and finals we learned.

  • Initials: b p m f d t n l g k h j q x zh ch sh r z c s
  • Finals: a o e i u ü ai ei ao ou ia ie iao iu ua uo uai ui üe an en in ian üan uan un ün ang eng ing ong iang uang ueng iong er
Using these initials and finals and tones you can read all the syllables in Chinese. Hope you gained what you expected from our course and hope you can use Pinyin to continue your Chinese study!
The next course in this series is Introduction to Chinese: Conversation. We hope to see you on this course soon!
Get extra benefits, upgrade your course. You can get extra benefits by upgrading this course, including:
  • Unlimited access to the course: go at your own pace with unlimited access to the course for as long as it exists on FutureLearn.
  • A Certificate of Achievement: to help you demonstrate your learning we’ll send you a Certificate of Achievement when you become eligible. Find out more to upgrade the course
© Shanghai International Studies University
This article is from the free online

Learn Chinese: Introduction to Chinese Pronunciation and Tone

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Reach your personal and professional goals

Unlock access to hundreds of expert online courses and degrees from top universities and educators to gain accredited qualifications and professional CV-building certificates.

Join over 18 million learners to launch, switch or build upon your career, all at your own pace, across a wide range of topic areas.

Start Learning now